Tag Archives: Self Esteem

Random Musings: Feminine Magick

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What’s the use in being on “fleek” if your brain is on sleep and your soul is on weak. Yes physical beauty is a glorious thing..when we walk, feminine swag, full attention it gains. But remember beautiful sisters all of the power you possess..don’t be fooled by the lies you’re more than ass, hips, & breast.

Alchemist, Creator, Goddess, Queen. Your mighty spirit moves mountains, words from your lips like magic rains.

Daughter of creation, divine carrier of life, warrior, healer…claim your birth rights.

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Random Musings: Radical Honesty

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Are You COURAGEOUS Enough To Be Honest?

To be honest with yourself and others can be a difficult thing, because, in order to be honest, you must be courageous enough to take a look deep into your psyche and confront your weaknesses, fears, & insecurities—and expose them openly to the world—which is what we are most afraid of.

The majority of us have contrived a false image of ourselves. This image, however, is just a veil to cover our shadow self, not only from the eyes of others, but from our own as well. Thus the way we have been living so far is just an escape from self-understanding and genuine communication.

Unless we face, understand, and accept ourselves—unless we get in tune with the core of our feelings, emotions, thoughts, and intentions—how can we find harmony within ourselves and the world?

To look for truth, and to be honest, is terrifying. Forget big universal truths; I’m talking about little truths, personal truths. We are afraid to look inward, and to be honest with ourselves. And even if we are courageous enough to do that, then we are so concerned with the feelings of others, that we are afraid to share our truths with them. We punish ourselves with all sorts of guilt for even imagining causing someone emotional pain, when we really have no idea how they will feel if we were actually honest. We jump through crazy ridiculous hoops, all because we want to avoid the turmoil of potential emotional pain (theirs and ours). Being honest and being kind are not mutually exclusive. You can and should deliver your truth without blame or judgment, but definitely with kindness.

Sometimes we find ourselves in relationship dynamics with people who we perceive as emotionally fragile or explosive (it’s really the same thing). So we subjugate ourselves, and learn to maneuver around them. We do everything we can just to avoid those emotional mines. We never know when we’ll step on some trigger, so we hide the parts of ourselves we assume they will not accept or understand. We tread lightly. We speak less honestly. We express ourselves less openly. But unwittingly and inevitably repeating this process over and over, day in and day out, can cause resentments to grow. The less we share…the less of a connection is made. 

Instead, I propose that we try honesty. (It’s really scary, I KNOW, but it’s so very worth it). Let’s respect one another. Let’s trust each other to handle the truth. Let’s be really clear within ourselves, and with all the other people in our lives. Let’s unchain ourselves from guilt and obligation. Let’s give ourselves permission to be open, honest, & free. Let’s forget about seeking approval, and instead live in our own integrity. It is near to impossible to get to the places you desire and to receive the things you want in life when you are not open and honest about what you truly need.

In order to really give love, in a way that is unconditional you have to love yourself first. To love yourself simply means to honor your own needs.

Really living your truth is about getting still enough, and being courageous enough, to admit to yourself what you want, and what you don’t want. It’s tuning in to the pit-of-your-stomach feelings, and figuring stuff out from there. It is about standing in your integrity, and following your internal guidance, even when it goes against social norms, the mores of your specific community, or the good intentioned opinions of those we care for.

It takes courage, real courage, to live/speak your truth. Courage isn’t about jumping out of airplanes or diving with sharks. It’s not about physical activities that get the adrenaline pumping. Real courage happens in very quiet and subtle moments. In those intimate, vulnerable exchanges when you’re afraid to speak the truth. When you’re afraid to honor your own feelings, when you’re afraid that if you say or do what your heart is asking of you, that you will be dismissed, shamed, ridiculed, or rejected. Or that the truth of your feelings will hurt the feelings of another.

The most amazing thing about radical honesty is that YES it’s not always easy and Yes your life will change but you aren’t going to be alone and rejected in the ways you may worry about. You will instead filter out the people who love and accept the real you, from those that only conditionally accept you (if you fit in to the image of who they want you to be). If you are brave enough to be the real you, you will find lots of love, support, friendship, opportunity, and companionship from other souls who are just like you.

I hope you find the courage to try it. Being the real you (whatever that means), out in the open, it is truly gifts you with a rewarding and delicious life experience!

From my heart to yours,
Love Always…
~ Twin Spirit ღ

Random Musings: I AM Many Things….

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YES beautiful people I am still a music artist and I still sing – It always makes me giggle and surprises me when people as me that- (A new project is in the works even as we speak – I just have to let a little life happen to be inspired to create new things) ~

I AM Twin Spirit & I Creatively Express the Spirit of Me in Many Many Ways!!

I create MUSIC: www.epresskitz.com/TwinSpirit
I love to write & share my Random Musings..so I blog: www.MyBeautifulUglyWorld.wordpress.com
I create wearable ART: www.ChoozLove.com
I love/sell recycled fashions: Fave platforms www.ThriftyGirlsRock.com & The Frugal Stop – Pop Up Shop
I love to support other Artist, so I partner with The SOFA Series: www.TheSofaSeries.com
I love to inspire Artist & small Art/Entertainment based businesses to grow so I provide consulting & administrative services: www.YuckWork.com

My Creative Self Expression is not limited to One Medium, One Form, One Experience, or One Platform. I Morph, Shift, Change, Expand, & Flow as I move through each and every moment. I want to experience all that this life has to offer…so I love hard, play hard, work hard, & relax as much as I desire. I try it all on for size. If inspired I MOVE. Labels, boxes, & expectations do not define me. ONLY the Callings of My Heart & Soul Mold the path that I chose to walk on this journey we call “LIFE”.

Shared with Love,
TwinSpirit

Random Musings: I Awaken by TwinSpirit

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  1. “I thought I was angry at you
    for letting me down and leading me on.

    I thought I had every right to be feeling
    as I do.

    I blamed you for all of the hurt & pain
    for your aloofness & detachment,
    for my disappointment & tears.

    Then in the silence of a single moment
    it came to me,

    I realized that not once had you ever promised me anything.
    Not once did you ever say it would be forever.
    Not once did you commit to always. Not once did you ask me for my heart or devotion.

    I gave my everything to you in hopes that in it you would find value and in return would give your everything to me.

    I had in fact built a future for “WE” constructed solely on the desires of “ME”.

    The truth is I had in fact been the selfish one. Holding you hostage to the unrevealed expectations in my mind.

    You simply enjoyed the present moments that we shared. While I was so fixated on the future could be’s I missed out on the beautiful nows that you gifted me with regularly.

    I never appreciated all that you did do, as I was so focused on what I felt you didn’t. Imaginary shortcomings created by me.

    So blinded by my overly romantic colored visions filled with grandiose gestures of undying love that I had allowed myself to believe must happen to paint the perfect picture of future forever love, I could not see clearly the simplistic beauty of a man giving me his heart via his presence in the present. Sharing his soul in the way that he could right now.”

    – I Awaken by TwinSpirit © Beautiful Ugly Publishing 2014

Random Musings: You’re A Mirror….

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“It’s so easy to let past pains, disappointments, unexpected outcomes, & fears jade you to all of the beautiful possibilities life still possesses and offers in each new moment.

There are many painful experience’s that hide behind my smile. I have seen my fair share of pain & loss, been hurt so deeply at times during this life’s journey that I could barely breathe. I have been brokenhearted, left battered and wounded and wondering why. I have blindly chased those who didn’t love me and given myself away to those who saw no value in the gifts I came baring. So many times over and over and over again I have given all that I have in me to give with no sight of reciprocity on the horizon..Believing that if I just loved a little harder and held on a little longer that I could convince someone that I am worthy of Being Loved…..

And then like a refreshing breeze after the rain…..along came YOU….No pomp, no circumstance, no smoke, no mirrors…You sauntered into my life, with a quiet strength. Asking only that I simply be me and reminding me in your own beautiful ways that I AM ENOUGH. Reflecting Love Back at Me”

 

Confessions from a girl in Love by Twin Spirit

Random Musings: Loving You Is Loving Me

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“Loving you pushes me to love myself more. Forcing me to break down walls and let in light to places within me that I boarded up and hidden away in hopes of avoiding pain. Your love is ripping away old parts of me, parts that no longer serve me, parts that keep me rooted in a reality that no longer exist. Your kisses are dusting off my shames of yesterday. Your strong hands support me as I demolish the fears of hurts gone by. Rebuilding me & healing me….with Your Love”

-Words from the Heart of Twin Spirit, inspired by my heart, lover, & friend

 

Random Musings: All You Gotta Do is Say YES!!

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“Many like to start the New Year off saying “NO”. I choose to start 2014 with the spirit of “YES” – A spirit of Openness & Receptivity. Don’t You ever get tired of saying No to life? Of depriving your heart, body, mind, & soul of things and experiences it craves. Of living in fear of what “they” will think about You. Of holding back & holding in things that your spirit desires to bring forth into this physical existence. Of playing it cool & being aloof. Of shutting down & turning off your feelings. Of wondering “what if”…Of being afraid? Of hiding who YOU truly Are & who you desire to BE?

Step BOLDLY into the New Year…Cast away the limiting beliefs of others that have shackled you into a stagnant state of perpetual doubt & worry. The more you learn to say YES to Your Hopes, Your Wishes, Your Desires, Your Longings, Your Cravings, Your Instincts, Your Heart & Your Soul, like magic those things that no longer serve you begin to melt away from your life. KNOW that Your Joy, Happiness, Success, & Peace are not Contingent upon approval, acceptance, understanding, acknowledgment, or reciprocity from sources outside of YOU. REMEMBER: All You Gotta Do is say YES!!!” – words from the heart & soul of Twin Spirit…Shared with Love 🙂